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  • What’s It Like Here? A close knit community of open minds. An outdoor paradise located in one of America’s best college towns. A campus that never rests.

  • Get out There. UVM students are active; 80% participate in one or more activities on campus. How do they connect in and out of the classroom? It's easy — open your door, your mind, and get out there.

  • Bike Culture. UVM has been recognized by the League of American Bicyclists for being among the nation's most bike-friendly universities. That's thanks, in part, to the student-run club BUG, the Bike Users Group.

  • UVM in Motion. Julian Tryba's senior capstone engineering project reached serious heights: the creation of a flying, filming robot that uses smartphone technology to enable its handsfree functionality.

  • UVM Crew: Pulling Together. "It's all about catching together, driving together, pulling together," says UVM Crew member William White. UVM Today joined the team on the Lamoille River for morning practice.

  • Bagpipes on the Green. UVMinute: Bagpiper and UVM senior Jonathan Besett, a Community Development and Applied Economics major, practices on the UVM Green for his trip to the world championships ...

  • A Living Lab. The new James M. Jeffords Hall life sciences building, is one of the largest and most significant academic structures ever built on the UVM campus ...

  • UVM to Uganda. For several weeks, ten senior nursing students accompanied Associate Professor Sarah Abrams to Kamuli, Uganda. There, the group immersed themselves in the health care of rural Uganda ...

  • Thin Skinned. When senior art major Grace Weaver came to UVM, she planned to study biology. A painting class with professor Steve Budington changed that and now her scientific curiosity lives on through her artistic explorations.

  • Compost Rider. University of Vermont Environmental Program and Global Studies student Jens Pharr collects compost on the UVM campus by bicycle. Jens works for One Revolution Bicycle Delivery Cooperative ...

UVM's campus is always energized. 170+ campus organizations fuse with student passions for service, sports, the arts, the environment, the community, beyond.